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Farm Credit is committed to our mission of offering credit to agriculture and rural America. Check out this recent announcement from USDA and Farm Credit about beginning a rural investment fund! Click here to read the article from the New York Times.

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The directors of MidAtlantic Farm Credit, a local agricultural lender, have announced leadership changes as part of their annual reorganization process. At a recent board meeting, Wayne Lamberston of Pocomoke, Maryland was elected as chairman and Paul Baumgardner of Emmitsburg, Maryland was named vice chairman of the 17 member board. Prior to serving as chairman, […]

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By: Meaghan Malinowski, MidAtlantic Farm Credit When greenhouse growing first began in the 13th century, it served as a way to appease royalty’s nutritional demands, house foreign tropical plants for study, and grow medicinal plants. Commonly found among the wealthy class citizens, eventually the science of greenhouse growing expanded to universities where research could be […]

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MidAtlantic Farm Credit recently hired Jeff Fortenbaugh as a loan officer trainee. He will be based out of the organization’s office in Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania. “We are excited to bring Jeff aboard as a loan officer in our Penn region,” says Bill Kitsch, sales manager with MidAtlantic Farm Credit. “His experience and skill set makes him […]

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MidAtlantic Farm Credit announced the hiring of Hannah Masser as a loan officer trainee. She will be based out of the association’s Lancaster, Pennsylvania office. As a loan officer trainee, Masser will report directly to Bill Kitsch, sales manager for MidAtlantic Farm Credit, and will focus on working with existing customers while expanding the company’s […]

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Getting Prepared A checklist of items will be provided to you prior to completing the mortgage application. Gathering the items upfront will help the process go more smoothly. The list includes verification of income, assets, liabilities, taxes, and insurance as well as other items that may pertain to your particular situation. The Application You will […]

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The LEAD Maryland Foundation, Inc. (LEAD) is seeking applicants for its next class of LEAD Fellows.  Program information and the application are available at www.leadmaryland.org  or the University of Maryland Extension’s website at http://extension.umd.edu/lead-maryland . Completed applications are due to LEAD by October 1, 2014 for participation in 2015-2016. LEAD Maryland awards two-year fellowships to […]

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MidAtlantic Farm Credit recently introduced their four student interns. “Our intern process is critical to our commitment to hiring the best and brightest in our community,” says Bob Frazee, CEO of MidAtlantic Farm Credit. “Many of our interns in the past have gone on to great careers in agriculture, including some who joined our staff […]

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MidAtlantic Farm Credit, an agricultural lending cooperative, announces their annual bus trip to the Ag Progress Days, held in Pennsylvania Furnace, Pennsylvania on Wednesday, August 13. Farm Credit will be providing one bus and will be picking up from three different locations throughout and near the lender’s DelMarVa region. Locations and pick-up times include: Centre […]

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Last week, CEO Bob Frazee went to the Capitol to give Congress a briefing on the credit climate in rural America. After his testimony, he got a note from Congressman Peterson’s staff—there were some VIP’s who wanted to meet him! Bob was happy to meet these students from South Carolina State, part of a CWF […]

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